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You shall cross the barren desert, but you shall not die of thirst.
You shall wander far in safety though you do not know the way.
You shall speak your words in foreign lands and all will understand.
You shall see the face of God and live.

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Be not afraid.
I go before you always.
Come follow me, and
I will give you rest.

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If you pass through raging waters in the sea, you shall not drown.
If you walk amid the burning flames, you shall not be harmed.
If you stand before the pow'r of hell and death is at your side, know that
I am with you through it all.

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Blessed are your poor, for the kingdom shall be theirs.
Blest are you that weep and mourn, for one day you shall laugh.
And if wicked men insult and hate you all because of me, blessed, blessed are you!



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    UnregisteredNov 11, 2013 at 8:56 pm
    You shall speak your words in foreign lands, and all will understand. This means that if you as a person or traveling and preaching the Word of God, that he will give you the words to speak, and because of that. People will come to believe in God. I believe this can be applied in everyday life. If you know of someone that is interested in religion, you can tell them about your faith by quoting a favorite bible verse. I have actually done this with my twin brother, he was interested in rejoining the catholic church, and I think it really helped him decide to rejoin the Catholic faith.
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    Tequila MargaritaJun 14, 2013 at 5:52 am
    My favourite Hymn from Church when I was young and in Catholic school. I find the chorus powerful. Annette is now with her creator and is safe. xo PS am I not really religious but I believe...
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    UnregisteredJun 24, 2012 at 5:11 am
    In the midst of life's biggest and most annoying challenges, we do not face them alone. God is there to see us through those dark times, leading and guiding us to peaceful times. But also showing us that god has great faith in our ability to overcome whatever challenges we face.
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    UnregisteredFeb 29, 2012 at 12:47 pm
    God is in control, we have no need to fear. In all circumstances, he is sovereign and we can trust him.
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    UnregisteredJul 16, 2012 at 1:51 pm
    God is there for his people, all he asks is you thank him for all he has given you, and in turn, you will be with him in heaven. I encounter these men all too often, "and if wicked men insult and hate you all because of me, blessed, blessed are you! "

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